Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier.
Small but feisty, tenacious and corageous.
Popular dog that is intelligent and easy to train, learning commands quickly..
Good with children and strangers if well socialised.
Very affectionate and loyal.

Dog Group - Kennel Club: Toys
Coat: Long and straight with a fine silky texture.
Grooming: Sheds very little, may need trimming every few months and occasional brushing to avoid matting.
Average Height: 22-24 cm. 9-10 in.
Average Weight: 2.5-3.5kg 5-7 lb.
Colour: Attractive colouring of dark steel blue mixed with a light tan
Temperament:  Playful, friendly, sociable although can often be stubborn, but makes an ideal family dog.
Exercise: High but will be busy both at home and outside.
Average Lifespan: 13-15 yrs.

Possible disadvantages .
Because of their small size care should be taken if in the company of small childre. Can be aggressive towards small animals, and especially cats, if they are not known to them.
Long coat can contain mud and dirt after walks which may require daily brushing. Hair may require tying back or cutting to avoid blocking vision.


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